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tenpounder

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Definition of tenpounder in English:

noun

A large silvery-blue herring-like fish of tropical seas, which is popular as a game fish. Also called ladyfish.
  • Elops saurus (or machnata), family Elopidae
Example sentences
  • Common names in the English language are ladyfish, big-eyed herring, bonefish, fiddler, skipjack, springer, and tenpounder.

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